From the Office of the President
Press Release


Date: 08/21/2020


Houston International Trade Development Council Names Angelique Bartholomew, JD New AAII Chair

Houston International Trade Development Council, Inc. (HITDC) is proud to announce and welcome Angelique Bartholomew, JD as its new Chair of the African American International Initiative (AAII). She brings with her a 25-year track record of success and qualifications. She is currently the Vice President of Business Development at MPACT Strategic Consulting and reports directly to the CEO and Board. She leads National Business Development and Public Relations activities at MPACT and supports the executive leadership team to identify, evaluate, and drive strategic growth in public and private sector ventures.

In Angelique’s role as Chair of AAII, she will organize trade forums, trade missions, initiate international business and trade opportunities for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

Angelique is locally and nationally recognized as a strategic business leader and advocate. She is engaged in the community both personally and professionally through board service, activism, and volunteerism. She is tenacious and passionate about small business growth, development, and empowerment to help further make an economic impact, globally.

We are pleased to have Angelique Bartholomew to Chair Houston International Trade Development Council’s African American International Initiative and look forward to a prosperous future with her.


Contact: Val Thompson

President & CEO, Houston International Trade Development Council, Inc.